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Cyclone Winston Strikes Fiji

ADRA’s Response

Cyclone Winston did not make a large impact on the news, but has devastated the Fiji islands. UNICEF reports that over 50,000 people are still in emergency shelters and many others are staying with relatives. With their homes completely flattened by the storm, they must remain in the centers until they can obtain some kind of temporary shelter to keep their families somewhat protected from the elements.  Read More

Project EMBRACE

Four Year Program to Help an Estimated 100,000 People in the Philippines, Cambodia, Burma (Myanmar) and Rwanda

ADRA Canada is pleased to announce the signing of our most recent co-funding contribution agreement with the Canadian Government, through Global Affairs Canada. Named EMBRACE, the program will run until March, 2020 and serve people living in remote regions of Cambodia, Burma (Myanmar), Philippines and Rwanda. Similarly, EMBRACE will also raise the awareness of the Canadian public through its public engagement component which will work with agents of change from remote areas in Canada. EMBRACE will focus primarily on improving and saving the lives of women of reproductive age, newborns, and children under five.
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SAGE Group Visits Projects in Asia

Alberta Seniors Visit Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam on an ADRA Connections Trip

The Alberta SAGE group has just returned from an exciting trip to South East Asia. Alberta SAGE is a group for seniors that want to make a difference in the world. The group partnered with ADRA Canada’s Connections program to organize this trip so they could see the work that ADRA has been doing. On this trip the group visited ADRA’s projects in the countries of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.  Read More
 

ADRA Welcomes Sharon Njobo

ADRA Canada is Growing Again with a New Addition to Our Staff

Sharon Njobo is a passionate not-for-profit leader with experience working with teams in multiple locations.  With masters degrees in International Development and Global Health, Sharon is an advocate for children, women, and marginalized communities.

Born and educated in Zimbabwe, one of her favorite texts is Philippians 4:12 "I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want." Sharon is an active member of Kendalwood Church in Whitby, where she attends with her husband, Ndaba and their children Xhasa (Sammy) and Ngcazelo (Cheryl).  Sharon will be leading out in the implementation of ADRA's new four year EMBRACE program in the Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar and Rwanda.

 

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